Business leaders call for transport revolution to rebalance UK economy

Business leaders call for transport revolution to rebalance UK economy

Report says north of England is missing out on growth and jobs due to poor transport connections to airports and ports

Theresa May’s attempt to rebalance the UK economy risks being derailed without a transport revolution to modernise links to the north of England’s airports, business leaders have warned.

An independent commission found that the north of England had capacity for an extra 60 million air passengers but was being held back by outdated road and rail links.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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